Anglo-Saxon Charters by A. J. RobertsonAnglo-Saxon Charters by A. J. Robertson

Anglo-Saxon Charters

EditorA. J. Robertson

Paperback | December 17, 2009

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This volume, first published in 1939 (2nd ed., 1956), contains the original Old English texts, with translations and commentaries, of over 130 documents dating from the ninth, tenth and eleventh centuries. It includes royal and 'private' (nonroyal) charters, some episcopal leases, a few wills, and several records generated by processes of litigation; it also includes a number of miscellaneous texts, such as inventories and estate surveys. The reissue of Dr Robertson's book is complemented by reissues of Florence Harmer's Select English Historical Documents of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries (1914), and of Dorothy Whitelock's Anglo-Saxon Wills (1930). Between them, the three volumes represent the surviving corpus of Anglo-Saxon documents in the vernacular, to set beside the corpus of royal diplomas (in Latin) and writs (in English), and the corpus of Anglo-Saxon legislation, and to serve at the same time as evidence of the uses of written English in the Anglo-Saxon period.
Title:Anglo-Saxon ChartersFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:594 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.34 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.51 × 1.34 inPublished:December 17, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521178320

ISBN - 13:9780521178327

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Table of Contents

A note by the former General Editor; Preface; List of abbreviations; Extensive list of charters, land leases and legal agreements; Appendices; Notes; Indexes.